Pakistanis fleeing military offensive in tribal areas find new dangers in Afghanistan

KHOST— Tens of thousands of Pakistanis have sought shelter at a sprawling refugee camp in a volatile region of Afghanistan after crossing the mountainous...

Saudi single women challenge tradition in love and marriage

JEDDAH- Amna Fatani knows she wants a brilliant career and a life different from that of Saudi women of her mother's generation who married...

Students return to Taliban-hit school in Peshawar

PESHAWAR- Child survivors of Pakistan's worst ever terrorist attack returned to the school where Taliban militants massacred their classmates Monday, with both the students and...

NA-122: Inspection report claims Imran Khan lost to Ayaz Sadiq by 8,800 votes

LAHORE- An inspection report of NA-122 constituency of Lahore was submitted to an election tribunal by a local commission on Monday, stating that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf...

We will change history: Misbah on India clash

SYDNEY- If you talk to any Pakistani player ahead of Sunday’s clash against bitter rivals India in Adelaide, the first words to emerge are “we...

SC forms bench for terror-related cases

ISLAMABAD- The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday constituted three-member bench to hear terrorism-related cases and appeals filed against death warrants. According to media reports,...

Korean Air chief’s daughter gets one year jail term in ‘nut rage’ case

SEOUL — A Seoul court on Thursday sentenced a former Korean Air executive to a year in prison for aviation law violations that stemmed from...

9/11 conspirator says Saudi royals backed al Qaeda

NEW YORK- A former al Qaeda operative imprisoned for life for his role in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks has told lawyers for victims...

Modi ‘appalled’ by temple made in his honour

Fans of Narendra Modi on Thursday scrapped plans to open a temple in his honour after the Indian premier said he was “appalled” by...

Paris to sue Fox News for reports on Muslim ‘no-go zones’

  The city of Paris said this week it plans to sue US chain Fox News for reports that there were "no-go zones" in the...

Pakistan ranked 159 out of 180 countries in press freedom: report

Pakistan continues to be one of the most dangerous countries for journalists, a fact corroborated by the annual report of press freedom by media...

CII declares three pronouncements of divorce at once is un-Islamic

ISLAMABAD- The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Wednesday declared that pronouncing  divorce three times at once is un-Islamic and should be recognised as a...

Cancer often due to bad luck, not genes or environment: US researchers

MIAMI- Cancer is often caused by the "bad luck" of random mutations that arise when cells divide, not family history or environmental causes, US researchers...

The government, the media and the crash

We drop to new lows all the time Why PIA is in such a mess got less airtime than usual this time, perhaps because everybody...

Police officials, smugglers arrested in Balochistan arms scam

Police officials involved in selling thousands of bullet rounds and other weapons to smugglers were arrested on Friday. According to details, police officials deployed at...

Years after 9/11, Americans still confusing Sikhs for Muslims: study

WASHINGTON DC-  More than a decade after 9/11, Americans who come across a turban-wearing Sikh are still prone to mistaking him for a Muslim, according...

LHC suspends death row convict’s execution

LAHORE- Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday suspended the execution of a death row convict in response to a petition filed by the convict's counsel. According...